An Unbiased Review On NMIMS Distance Learning MBA

NMIMS Distance Education

NMIMS Distance Learning MBA Review
: Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies is a well-recognized name in the field of management education. Since 1981, NMIMS is offering quality education in the field of management education. Now the institute has grown into a deemed university with over 5000 students and more than 430 faculty members. In the year of establishment, the institute started offering a master's degree program in management studies with just 40 students and 4 full-time faculty members. As of today, the university has become one of the fastest-growing universities in India with over 5000 students.

In this article, we'll review NMIMS Distance Learning MBA program. NMIMS offers a 2 years distance MBA through NMIMS Global Access School for Continuing Education (NGA -SCE). NMIMS NGA -SCE is one of the 9 schools of NMIMS University offering distance learning courses in distance learning mode.

Let's start with some FAQs

Q. What is the duration of the NMIMS Distance Learning MBA?
A. The duration of the NMIMS distance MBA program is 2 years.

Q. Are the programs offered by NMIMS approved by some authority?
A. Yes, The programs offered by NMIMS are approved by AICTE.

Q. What specializations are available with NMIMS distance learning MBA?
A. There are total 8 specializations available. i.e
  1. Business management
  2. Human resource management
  3. Marketing Management
  4. Financial Management
  5. Banking and finance
  6. Supply chain management
  7. International trade management
  8. Retail management
Q. Does NMIMS offers MBA with a DUAL specialization?
A. No, NMIMS doesn't offer dual specialization.

Q. Can Someone change the specialization?
A. NMIMS allows changing the specialization only once after admission.

Q. What is the minimum & maximum duration to clear the program?
A. The minimum duration to clear the course is 2 years and the maximum is 4 years.

Q.Is there any entrance test to take admission into NMIMS 2 years distance MBA course?
A. No there is no admission test required to take admission.

How the program is delivered by NMIMS?
A. NMIMS follows a blended model to deliver this program. It involves conducting live online sessions, a Personal Contact Program, lecture presentations, and providing learning resources like books and recordings of online sessions.

Q. What is the duration & timings of the online session?
A. NMIMS conducts 8 hours of online sessions during weekdays. The recorded videos are also made available on its online education portal called Blackboard. Students can take these lectures from their office or home. 

Q. Where can someone attend Personal Contact Programs?
A. Personal Contact Programs also known as PCP are face-to-face sessions that NMIMS conducts at NMIMS learning centers. Personal Contact Programs are conducted for 2 hours per course at 7 learning centers located in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Pune.

Q. When is the examination held?
A. Examinations are conducted twice a year i.e in the month of June and December.

Awards & Recognition

NMIMS has been ranked among the top 10 schools offer distance education in India by the following organizations
  1. NMIMS has been ranked among the top 10 institutions in India offer distance education MBA courses by ZEE Business consecutively for 2 years.
  2. DNA-Indus Learning Survey 2012 ranked NMIMS Distance Learning MBA as 5th best in India.
  3. Competition Success Review honored NMIMS Global Access–School for Continuing Education as “Top Distance Learning Institute of India” award consecutively for 2 years at the CSR Awards for Excellence 2013 and 2014.

What Students Says About NMIMS : Testimonials

Below are some Testimonials from NMIMS students about its distance learning MBA
NMIMS Testimonials

Final Words: Verdict

NMIMS is among the top institutions in India that offer regular MBA courses although it is not much popular as a distance learning program compared to IGNOU, Symbiosis, IMT, ICFAI & SMU. But we would like to say the quality of education is very good. You get a chance to interact India's top most faculty to clear your doubts during PCP sessions. Online sessions give a classroom like environment from the ease of your home & Blackboard, the online study portal makes videos & digital library available to you. If you want to associate a brand name in your education profile, we would strongly recommend NMIMS to you.